The table below looks at the statistics for COREP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COREP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 134 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing COREP 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.90% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £550 £301
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +83.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
210 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.87% 6.11% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 88
Average daily rate £390 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.90 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.20 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

COREP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COREP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COREP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

COREP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COREP across the Scotland region.

COREP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

COREP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing COREP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COREP.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) FINREP
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ETL

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing COREP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COREP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) FINREP